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Unique identifier OMICS_04203
Interface Web user interface
Restrictions to use None
Computer skills Basic
Stability Stable
Maintained Yes

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Genetic Analysis of Human Norovirus Strains in Japan in 2016–2017

PMCID: 5778136
PMID: 29403456
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00001

[…] were mapped on the predicted structure using chimera v1.10.2 ()., next, we predicted b-cell conformational epitopes in the capsid protein in the structural models by discotope2.0 (), bepro (), epces (), and epsvr (). we used these tools with cut-offs of -3.7 (discotope2.0), 1.3 (bepro), and 70 (epces, epsvr). we accepted sites as b-cell conformational epitopes when they were inferred […]


Molecular Evolution of the VP1 Gene in Human Norovirus GII.4 Variants in 1974–2015

PMCID: 5723339
PMID: 29259596
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02399

[…] apeldoorn 2007: gu270580, new orleans 2009: gu445325, sydney 2012: jx459908) were predicted using the following four tools: discotope 2.0 (kringelum et al., ), bepro (sweredoski and baldi, ), epces (liang et al., ), and epsvr (liang et al., ). cut-off values of epitopes were set at −3.7 (discotope 2.0), 1.3 (bepro), and 70 (epces, epsvr). consensus sites in all of the four tools […]


Longitudinal Surveillance of Porcine Rotavirus B Strains from the USA and Canada and In Silico Identification of Antigenically Important Sites

PMCID: 5750588
PMID: 29207506
DOI: 10.3390/pathogens6040064

[…] rvb genotypes was only present in certain genotypes, such as sites 64 and 65, which were positively selected only in g16 strains. , to determine if variability may translate to antigenic escape, epces (epitope prediction by consensus scoring) [] was used to predict antigenic residues with protein models of rvb vp7 created by homology modeling with a crystallized rva vp7 structure. […]


Bioengineering a bacterial pathogen to assemble its own particulate vaccine capable of inducing cellular immunity

PMCID: 5288705
PMID: 28150705
DOI: 10.1038/srep41607

[…] based on previous studies that demonstrated protective immunity in animal models (). antigenic epitopes of alge were selected based on its structure using b-cell antigenic epitope prediction method epces ()., antigenic epitopes of alge, oprf, and opri were combined as a single fusion antigen (opri/f-alge) and translationally fused to either the n or c terminus of phac1pa and the impact […]


An Introduction to B Cell Epitope Mapping and In Silico Epitope Prediction

PMCID: 5227168
PMID: 28127568
DOI: 10.1155/2016/6760830

[…] using binary profile of pattern and physicochemical profile of patterns with better sensitivity and auc on the same benchmark dataset []., epitope prediction method, which uses consensus scoring (epces) combines scores from residue epitope propensity, residue conservation, side-chain energy, contact number, surface planarity, and secondary structure composition. epces predicts discontinuous […]


Progress and challenges in predicting protein interfaces

PMCID: 4719070
PMID: 25971595
DOI: 10.1093/bib/bbv027

[…] vast majority of them do not use any antibody information (e.g. cep [], discotope [, ], ellipro [, ], pepito [], pepop [], seppa [, ], epitopia [] and others [, ]). consensus-based methods such as epces [] or the meta-server epsvr/epmeta [] are currently among the best-performing algorithms in this area []., the main aim of methods that use no antibody information is to identify epitope-like […]

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute Center for Single Molecule Biophysics, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA

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